Expos & Events

Centrally Location with Accessible and Flexible Space 

Event planners that plan expos, consumer shows, athletic events, and concerts have found Gateway Center is The Great Way To Gather. Whether it’s the 900 hotel rooms, the 50,000 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibition space, the wide range of restaurants, the attractions or the proximity to big city amenities, or the free parking, these are just some of the reasons consumer and trade shows planners choose us time and time again.

Our building boasts a column free Main Exhibit Hall with 40,000 square feet, a Conference Wing perfect for breakout sessions, and a beautiful 5,000 square foot LaSalle Room with Prefunction Space.  Our space can be utilized as one large exhibit hall or divided up into spacious ballrooms and meeting rooms that can be customized to accommodate your event’s needs. Gateway Center proudly offers flexible space, friendly staff, full-service catering, audio visual and technical services, high-speed Internet, décor and exhibitor services. We host more than 300 functions annually including, consumer shows, trade shows, public events, concerts, sporting events, and eSports tournaments.  

Vendors who require sleeping rooms will find a choice of accessible lodging within walking distance of the convention center. They can select from economy to full-service properties, with a variety of price ranges and amenities.  Vendors also enjoy our local restaurant options, free parking, and out facility's easy accessibility forloading in and out. 

Would you like to learn more about expos and events?

Contact the representative below.

Rita Sumrall

Director of Event Services
618-345-8998 ext. 147
rsumrall@gatewaycenter.com